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JCA celebrates 20 years anniversary

At JCA, we have been Enabling Innovators for #20years. We started that journey with a focus on #manufacturing that added value to #OEMs and in the last decade, built #engineering capabilities and #technologies that are shaping the future of #agricultural machines. While we have grown in size and capabilities over the last 20 years, we have always been consistent in our mission to find creative ways...


AGCO Acquires JCA Industries

May 02, 2022 Increases engineering and software development capabilities to accelerate the development of highly automated and autonomous machines AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural machinery and precision ag technology, announced it has acquired JCA Industries, Inc. (“JCA”), d/b/a JCA Technologies, a leader in the development of autonomous...


Announcing: JCA Technologies partners with EXXACT Robotics in codevelopment of a new autonomous viticulture machine

JCA Technologies and EXXACT Robotics have joined forces to create an innovative autonomous machine for viticulture applications. This new project combines EXXACT Robotics’ proficiency in perception & robotics systems machinery, and JCA’s expertise in autonomous agricultural control systems. This new vineyard machine type targets specifically workers’ safety as well as environmental-friendly crop care. (Winnipeg, Canada...


Controls and Sensors

Eric Smith, Engineering Manager – Precision Agriculture, JCA Technologies...


FIRA on Oct 18-20, 2022

JCA Technologies VP Engineering Darcy Cook will be speaking for the FIRA 2022! Join us in Fresno, California! Darcy will provide insights on the JCA Autonomous Framework (AFW), a platform that accelerates the development and deployment of scalable autonomous agricultural machines. It is a robust set of technologies that span the entire system from mission...


Introducing the Re-Engineered JCA brand

As an organization leading the constant progression of autonomous agriculture, JCA recognizes that like technology, brands must evolve with changing times. We are committed to enabling innovators and continue to push modern advancements in a rapidly moving industry. As a result, our capabilities have expanded in addition to electronics. That is why we are proud...


Object Detection and Recognition with Perception Systems for Agricultural Autonomous Machine Applications: A JCA Engineering Summer Student’s Experience

Eric Kapilik is an Engineering Student at the University of Manitoba who has returned to JCA Electronics for a second 4-month summer term in the JCA Electronics Engineering Group. During his first summer term at JCA he developed a Tradeshow Demo for JCA’s Autonomous Framework. This summer he is doing research and development for technology...


FlightPath – Monitoring Multiple Machines in Realtime

Quite a while ago farms transitioned from a single machine working a field, be it self-propelled or tractor and implement combination, to multiple machines working simultaneously and sometimes in tandem.  Electronics on the machines and data gathering have become commonplace as well, all in an effort to improve efficiencies and the bottom line.  Typically, data...


The Networked Farm and the Value of Autonomy

Breaking down the tools and tech that make the next generation farm a reality. Introduction To find efficiency and improved profitability on the farm, there are rapidly developing technologies that can make the farm and the producer much more productive. How does the hard-working farmer make sense of it all and gain confidence that the...


Tradeshow Demo Built On JCA’s Autonomous Framework

Erik Kapilik is an engineering student at the University of Manitoba that recently completed a 4-month summer term with JCA Electronics in the JCA Engineering group, where he had the opportunity to gain experience in autonomous machine technology through building a tradeshow demo that integrates some pieces of JCA’s autonomous framework. This article gives an...



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